The articulatory movements of the Hungarian language are shown by X-ray techniques. Prepared scripts illustrate selected phonetic features in the phonemic contrasts of the language, ending with several sentences to show the features in running speech. Informants were chosen for linguistic suitability and lack of physical characteristics that might interfere with X-ray quality and sound processing. From the X-Ray Film series Topics: Hungarian language, Hungarian language
Considers continuing changes in language and continuing efforts to standardize English. Examines the reasons for language change. The Early Music Consort plays a concert of Elizabethan and Italian Renaissance instrumental and vocal music written for performance in the home. David Munrow explains the instruments used and contrasts English Elizabethan and Italian Renaissance musical forms and styles. Topics: English language, English language
Taliesin East SummaryDepicts the home of America./ia metadata taliesineast --ap near Madison, Wisconsin. Scenes of Frank Lloyd Wright's home near Phoenix, Ariz., illustrating his basic principle that buildings should blend with their natural surroundings. This home is built of boulders and redwood trusses that support canvas-covered roof flaps. Topic: English language
Examines some of the by - products of Latin study that people expect to apply to the use of English. Concludes that the study of Latin is really irrelevant to the study of English. Examines the case of the closing of the public schools of Prince Edward County, Va. in 1959, to avoid integration and the subsequent state and federal court litigation. Topics: English language, Latin language, English language, Latin language
Orthographic Projection Summar./ia metadatusses how the sectional view is used to show the interior details of an object and explains the special sign language of sectioning. Describes conventional principles used in constructing sectional views. Topics: Orthographic Projection, Language
byMolière, 1622-1673. Bourgeois gentilhomme; CRM Films
Offers a brief history of the Comedie-Francaise, founded in 1680 by Louis XIV. Includes an interview with General Administrator Maurice Escande and points out that the repertoire consists of the complete works of Corneille, Racine, and Moliere, as well as modern playwrights. Actors Louis Seigwer and Georges Chambarat perform a scene from Moliere's Le Bourgeois Gentilhomme. From the Ici la France series. French dialogue Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for references to... Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Comédie-Française, French language, Language Source: Lasergraphics ScanStation
Discusses the life and works of Emile Zola and his influence on events in his time. Provides practice in aural comprehension SummaryA French language film. Studies Zola's approach to literature and social problems. Explains the sc.entific implications in his novel series, Les RougonMacquart, and Zola's Defense of Captain Dreyfus, a Jew unjustly accused of treason. Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Zola, Émile, 1840-1902, French language, Literature, Language,... Source: Lasergraphics ScanStation
Describes the life and work of François Villon. Provides practice in aural comprehension SummaryA French language film. Describes the double career of Francois Villon, poet and gangster. Selections of Villon's work, including 'BALLADS DES PENDUS' and 'LE GRAND TESTAMENT, ARE RECITED AND SUNG. POINTS OUT RECURRENT THEMES IN VILLON'S POETRY, SUCH AS THE BODY - SPIRIT CONFLICT. Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Villon, François, 1431-1463, French language, Language, Language Source: Lasergraphics ScanStation
Photographed in regular kindergarten, first-, second-, third-, and sixth-grade classes. Shows teachers using the language experience approach to help children extend language skills SummaryDepicts classroom scenes designed to assist teachers interested i./ia metadata readingthelanguageexpn. Presents an approach that uses the child's unique language patterns as a basis for reading, writing and spelling instruction. Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Reading (Elementary), English language, Language experience approach... Source: Lasergraphics ScanStation
Discusses the use of the overhead projector and film in a fifth-semester college Spanish class. Sentences of dialogue are projected and students transform them into indirect discourse. The aim is to lead students to retell what was seen on the film in one long narration. Suggested for Spanish methods classes and general foreign language classes Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for references to this film Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Spanish language, Series: Sight and Sound (1969), Students, Language Source: Lasergraphics ScanStation
As she starts out to write a story about an eighty-seven-year-old social services center director and ends up writing about a nineteen-year-old boxer. Madeleine discovers that the young boxer and the image of the American Dream he represents are more complicated than she had first realized and in these complications finds the key to the form of her story. Demonstrates the need to discover purpose for writing. From the Writers Writing series. Directed and produced by Charlotte Zwerin. An... Topics: Journalism., Composition And Exercises., English Language, Creative Writing.
byPike, Kenneth L. (Kenneth Lee), 1912-2000; University of Michigan
Language By Gesture Ansel Adams and Beaumont Newhall of Eastman House analyze the photographs of Edward Weston, Cartier-Bresson, Edward Steichen, Alfred Stieglitz and others. Mr. Adams explains the development of his own philosophy in photo-poetry and how it has influenced his work. Topics: Language and languages, Language and languages
byNational Educational Television and Radio Center; Indiana University, Bloomington
Produced by NETLooks at the rehabilitation of persons afflicted with total or partial loss of speech under a new program at the University of Chicago. Explains the language modalities test, and instrument designed to diagnose the level of speech loss in aphasics, developed by Dr. Wepman, professor of psychology and surgery at the University of Chicago. From the Spectrum series SummaryPictures stroke victims and others afflicted with aphasia, the total or partial loss of speech. Explains the... Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Aphasia, Speech therapy, Neurological disorders, Physical... Source: Lasergraphics ScanStation
Uses X-ray photography to show the physiological characteristics of the speech of those with cleft palates. Depicts the effect on speech of deviations in the functioning of the velopharyngeal mechanism. Depicts events in the life of Stalin, describing conditions in Russia following the seizure by the Marxists, and showing how Stalin used cruelty, ruthlessness, and iron discipline to become the dictator of the USSR. Discusses the purge trials of the 1930's, the role of Russia in World War II,... Topics: Speakers with Cleft Palates, Speech, Biology, Human biology, Language arts, Medical specialty...
A French language teaching film. Presents a dramatization in which a boy and a girl tour a French workshop after their washing machine breaks down. Topics: French language -- Films for English speakers, French language.
Dr. Verbose, an interstellar authority on verbs, reveals secrets of English grammar such as how to conjugate verbs and when and how to use auxiliary and irregular verbs. Producer and writer, Ingvar Grimsgaard. Part of series "Adventures in Grammar Galaxy." Topics: English language -- Verb -- Juvenile films, English language -- Verb.
Second editionWith student handbook by Harmut Steinecke and W. Gregor Heggen SummaryA German language film. Surveys areas of Heidelberg, such as the Autobahn, a market place, city hall, main street, Academy of Art and Music, Academy of Science, hotels, schools, Philosoph./ia meta and Castle Garden. Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, German language, Travel, German language, Germany, Germany, German... Source: Lasergraphics ScanStation
Presents interviews with children and adults to show a large variety of language disorders, describing the nature of each disorder. Designed for courses in speech pathology, speech therapy, and speech correction Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for references to this film SummaryIdentifies the visual and aural symptoms associated with language disorders of children and adults. Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Language disorders, Speech therapy, Series: Identifying Speech... Source: Lasergraphics ScanStation
Made during the time of Hitler's Third Reich, this silent educational film (made to have a script read over it while it played) shows the varying borders of Western Germany over a several hundred year period. Doubtless part of the idea and motivation behind this film was to demonstrate to the German people that many "Germanic peoples" were living in other parts of Europe nearby, and that Germany deserved to be a bigger state than it was permitted to be following the Treaty of... Topics: Film, German Language, Germany, WWII, Third Reich
"Introducing Spanish-speaking parents to the Homeside Activities Program. Building on family strengths through conversations and activities in the home language."-- description from box. Topics: vhs, spanish, conversation, activities, language, home Source: VHS Panasonic AG-1980>Panasonic DMR-E30>CDR via OSX
Demonstrates through extensive use of X-ray motion pictures, some of the characteristics of speech sound articulation in normal speakers. Biologist and author Lewis Thomas demonstrates the individuality and interconnectedness in nature through his observations of various creatures, including the courtship of blue crabs, ferocious fights between sea anemones, tiny worms with tinier plants inside them, and termites which turn out to be committees of dozens of different organisms. Topics: Normal Speech Aarticulation, Speech, Language arts, Reading
"Modules 1-12 - Parlons Francais! (Video Essay) Correlation to Student Text on back cover" -- description from box. Topics: vhs, education, french, language Source: VHS Panasonic AG-1980>Panasonic DMR-E30>CDR via OSX
Visits Le Musee Balzac and highlights the life and works of French author Honore de Balzac (1799-1850), who deplored social injustice and satirized the ambitious bourgeoisie in his Comedie Humaine. Includes a scene from Le Colonel Chabert performed by Raimu and an excerpt from the film Pere Goriot starring Pierre Larguet. From the Ici la France series. French dialogue SummaryA French language film. Balzac's life and his fight against the social injustices of his age are discussed by Sorbonne... Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Balzac, Honoré de, 1799-1850, Novels, Language, Novels, Language Source: Lasergraphics ScanStation
This silent German educational film details the formation of icebergs. An iceberg is a large piece of freshwater ice that has broken off a glacier or an ice shelf and is floating freely in open water. It may subsequently become frozen into pack ice (one form of sea ice). As it drifts into shallower waters, it may come into contact with the seabed, a process referred to as seabed gouging by ice.Because the density of pure ice is about 920 kg/m³, and that of seawater about 1025 kg/m³,... Topics: Educational film, Film, Detsche, Germany, German Language, Film
This rare North Vietnamese newsreel was made in the immediate aftermath of Ho Chi Minh's death, in 1970. In addition to showing the Vietnamese people mourning their fallen leader and his funeral, the film contains rare footage of the North Vietnamese Army and Air Force, as well as naval vessels operated by the Communist government, and Viet Cong forces. Many of the images were shot in Hanoi. The film ends with a rousing call to arms (around the 24 minute mark) and boldly seems to... Topics: Vietnamese Language, Cold War, Viet Cong, North Vietnam, Ho Chi Minh
"LET'S TALK is a specifically designed video course for learning advanced conversational and colloquial English quickly and easily. The series of nine one-hour tapes is divided into three levels: Beginner's Course A, Beginner's Course B and Intermediate Course. A bilingual textbook accompanies the video cassettes." -- description from box. Topics: vhs, mandarin, english, language learning, san francisco Source: VHS Panasonic AG-1980>Panasonic DMR-E30>CDR via OSX
Made in the year 1958 by Cathedral Films, one of the premiere Christian film producers of the era, TONGUES OF FIRE purports to tell the true story of the mission to Hawaii that introduced Christianity to the islands. This colorful docudrama was exquisitely photographed on locations in Hawaii to reenact the story of Kapiolani -- who at the time was viewed as one of the true heroines of Christian history. Making the film was very challenging, as the producers quickly learned that many native... Topics: Periscope Film, Stock Footage, hawaii Language, Queen Kapiolani, Hawaii islands, Island,...
Discusses the use of filmstrips in a fifth-grade class and presents ways in which the teacher can elaborate on and expland their usefulness. Suggested for French methods classes and general foreign language classes Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, French language, Series: Sight and Sound (1969), Students, Filmstrips Source: Lasergraphics ScanStation
Air Power is a historical educational television series broadcast in the 1950s over the CBS television network dealing with the rise of aviation as a military weapon. It starred Walter Cronkite as the narrator and featured a musical score by Norman Dello Joio.In This Episode the Japanese code name for the attack on Pearl, "Lotus Blossom Over Fujiyama" is tied in with Pearl Harbor Day.The story of Pearl Harbor from the Japanese point of view, using captured Japanese film. The... Topics: Kamikaze, Pearl Harbor, Lotus Blossom Over Fujiyama, Japanese Language, Japanese Air Force, World...
reated in 1946 by the American organization "United Service to China", this rare film "Bridge to Yinhsi" presents the chaotic situation in post-WWII China and attempts to bolster the idea that a "new", "industrious" and democratic China is likely to emerge from the on-going Civil War but only with strong American support. The film presents an American town called Junction City and compares it to an enclave of Shanghai called Yinhsi, a place where... Topics: Chinese Civil War, Taiwan, Chinese Language, China, Documentary, Mao Zedong, Communism, Cold War,...
With teacher's guide Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for references to this film Summary Explains how to apply for a job, how to dress for the interview, how to determine the suitability of a job, and how to benefit from specialized training. Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Applications for positions, Vocational guidance, Spanish language,... Source: Lasergraphics ScanStation
Another clip from the 1996 video interview with Mattachine Society founder Harry Hay in which he describes the absence of language to describes gays in the 1930s. The word "homosexual" wasn't even in the dictionary until about 1939, so he recounts how men in the community back then would refer to each other as "that way" or on a good day as "temperamental." Topics: gay, gay identity, homosexual, 1930s, sociology, language, self-reference
With guideDemonstrates how disabilities in visual perception cause difficulties in learning and adjustment in children in nursery school, kindergarten, and primary grades. Shows children with varying perceptual problems as they attempt to perform school tasks. Explains and identifies these disabilities, using the Marianne Frostig Development Test of Visual Perception Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for references to this film SummaryDepicts difficulties in learning for... Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Learning ability, Visual discrimination, Psychological aspects of... Source: Lasergraphics ScanStation
"Shows and explains key signs used in the story along with their English vocabulary words. Accompanied by a voiceover, these introductory parts prepare young viewers to relish the full beauty and elegance of American Sign Language" -- description from box. Topics: vhs, children's books, American Sign Language Source: VHS Panasonic AG-1980>Panasonic DMR-E30>CDR via OSX